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Buddle Findlay brings joy to sick kids

Being sick doesn’t always mean being sad, and every year the Buddle Findlay team bring a lot of joy to our young patients with their annual Children’s Hospital Christmas party. This year due to Covid visitor restrictions, Santa and his Summer Clerk Elves were unable to visit the ward, but very generously dropped in lots… Read more »

Kiwi Christmas Books special Christmas delivery

Grateful thanks to all the booksellers, families and businesses who supported Kiwi Christmas Books and donated new books to Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital this Christmas. These will be distributed to children spending time in hospital this Christmas, and to sick tamariki and rangitahi in our community visited by our paediatric nursing teams during the holiday… Read more »

The Masonic Club of Wellington supports your New Children’s Hospital

Huge thanks to The Masonic Club of Wellington who have gifted $50,000 to help outfit and equip the interior of your new regional children’s hospital. Pictured from left: District Grand Master Mick Turner, Bill Day Chair of the Foundation and Gael McRoberts, President Wellington Masonic Club Incorporated.

Thoughtful festive gift

Sophie (pictured here with WHF Grants Manager Shona Brunton), works as a nurse in our hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and surprised us this morning with this incredible Hospi Christmas wreath for the Foundation office!!

Farewell to a lovely long serving volunteer!

We are so very grateful to Doreen who volunteered for her final day today as a guide at Wellington Regional Hospital. Doreen has served the hospital as a volunteer for an incredible 18 years . Many of you will have seen our Terrific Tuesday Trio – Doreen, Bev and Jan. They are also keen lawn… Read more »

Dominos Pizza raises dough for New Children’s Hospital

Mama Mia! Huge thanks to Dominos Pizza who raised $14,382 from their recent Dough Raiser for your New Children’s Hospital, gifting $1 from every pizza sold from participating stores across our region. Pictured presenting their kind donation, from left, Harman (Lucky) Singh (Dominos Franchisee of Johnsonville, Khandallah, Newtown & Hawera), Neeraj (Dominos Franchisee of Masterton),… Read more »

For children like Markus your support this Christmas makes magic happen

Harry Potter fan Markus was only 6 years old and eagerly anticipating the school holidays when his life tipped upside down.  Without warning a typical childhood tummy bug escalated into a severe medical emergency that required the combined efforts of specialists at Wellington Children’s Hospital and across the country to save him.  Diagnosed with atypical… Read more »

Young Rotaract fundraisers make a difference

Rotaract is a non-profit organisation for young adults who make a difference in their community with a variety of local and international projects. We were delighted to receive $1300 from Rotaract Wellington’s recent Charity Quiz Night in support of your new Children’s Hospital. A huge shout out to everyone involved for their fundraising mahi and… Read more »